COMPONENTS OF END ITEM AND BASIC ISSUE ITEMS LISTS
Section 1. INTRODUCTION
This appendix lists components of end item and basic issue items for the semitrailers to help you inventory
items required for safe and efficient operation.
The Components of End Item and Basic Issue Items Lists are divided into the following sections:
a. Section 11. Components of End Item. This listing is for information purposes only, and is not authority
to requisition replacements. These items are part of the end item, but are removed and separately packaged
for transportation or shipment. As part of the end item, these items must be with the end item whenever it is
issued or transferred between property accounts. Illustrations are furnished to assist you in identifying the
b. Section III. Basic Issue Items. These are the minimum essential items required to place the semitrailers
in operation, to operate it, and to perform emergency repairs. Although shipped separately packaged, BII
must be with the semitrailers during operation and whenever it is transferred between property accounts. The
illustrations will assist you with hard-to-identify items. This manual is your authority to request/requisition
replacement BII, based on TOE/MTOE authorization of the end item.
E-3. Explanation of Columns.
The following provides an explanation of columns found in the tabular listings:
a. Column (1) Illustration Number (Illus Number). This column indicates the number of the illustration
on which the item is shown.
b. Column (2) National Stock Number. Indicates the National stock number assigned to the item and will
be used for requisitioning purposes.
c. Column (3) Description. Indicates the Federal item name and, if required, a minimum description to
identify and locate the item. The last line for each item indicates the FSCM (in parentheses) followed by
the part number. If item needed differs for different models of this equipment, the model is shown under the
"Usable On" heading in this column. These codes are identified as:
d. Column (4) Unit of Measure (U/M). Indicates the measure used in performing the actual operational/
maintenance function. This measure is expressed by a two-character alphabetical abbreviation (e.g., ea,in,pr).
e. Column (5) Quantity required (Qty rqr). Indicates the quantity of the item authorized to be used with/
on the equipment.